If you’re looking for immediate or emergency help, your state’s human service or social service agency might be able to help. They can either provide financial assistance or refer you to local community organizations.
Search for Financial Assistance from the Government
Benefits.gov is a free website that can help you determine which types of government assistance you might qualify for. You can also find out how and where to apply.
Using the Benefit Finder, answer questions about yourself and your needs. Afterwards, you can find out if you’re eligible for programs to help you pay for:
- Health insurance
Utilities, and other necessities Check back with Benefits.gov in the future to see if you’re eligible for additional benefits. You can report major life events or see if new benefit programs have become available.
Search for Benefits and Programs for People with Disabilities
Find government and local disability programs including housing, jobs, education, and health care.Do you receive Social Security disability benefits (SSDI)? If you need help with your benefits, you can review these top questions about Social Security.
Search for Benefits for Military Veterans and Their Families
Learn about veterans benefits such as burial, education, health, and housing.